Author Archive

Ready, Set, Knit: Show 537: Kathy Talks With Amy Herzog

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, Kathy is chatting with Amy Herzog all about her latest WEBS collaboration – a tiny Rhinebeck sweater created just for Franklin Habit’s Dolores! To knit your own Rhinebeck sweater for Dolores, click here!

Wait . . . you haven’t knit your own Dolores doll yet?? We can’t let you get away without one! Click here to knit your new best friend! 

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Valley Yarns 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Check WEBS out at Vogue Knitting Live in San Francisco!

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 536: Kathy Talks With Benjamin Levisay

Saturday, July 28th, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, Kathy is chatting with Benjamin Levisay of XRX all about Stitches Midwest, which is happening next week in Illinois! Visit the WEBS booth and say hi to our amazing team! We’ll be in booths 501, 503, 505, 507, 600, 602, 604, 606 – and don’t worry, they’re all together 🙂 .

And don’t forget to click this link! If you’re going to be in the Chicago area, this coupon will get you 50% off your Stitches admission price!

To check out class offerings and to see the market floor plan, click here!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Valley Yarns 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Northampton Sidewalk Sale is going on this weekend! Stop by the store today and Sunday to grab some great deals – and don’t forget to take a walk downtown to visit other local businesses!

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 535: Kathy Talks With Trisha Malcolm

Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, we’re lucky to have Trisha Malcolm, editor of Vogue Knitting magazine, on the show! Listen to hear Kathy talk with Trisha all about the Early Fall 2018 edition of Vogue Knitting, featuring some amazing new designs!

To grab a copy, click here!

 

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Valley Yarns 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Northampton Sidewalk Sale is going on next weekend! Stop by the store Thursday through Sunday to grab some great deals – and don’t forget to take a walk downtown to visit other local businesses!

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 534: Kathy Talks With Kate Gilbert

Saturday, July 7th, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, Kathy is talking with Kate Gilbert all about the July issue of Twist Collective! Kate and the crew have put together a gorgeous collection of garments and accessories to keep you knitting through the rest of the summer, and to warm you up once fall hits! To read the issue, click here!

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Valley Yarns 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 533: Kathy Talks With Julie Turjoman

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, Kathy is chatting with WEBS design manager, Julie Turjoman! Julie has been hard at work creating a gorgeous new collection of pieces designed for Valley Yarns! And new this year, she’ll be debuting the Little Black Knits collection, with anything-but-basic pieces that will fit anyone’s wardrobe! Be sure to check out all of the new designs this year!

 

 

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Valley Yarns 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

We’ll be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, but we’re always open online at yarn.com!

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 532: Kathy Talks With Andra Asars

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, on Ready, Set, Knit!, Kathy is talking with Andra Asars of Berroco! We absolutely love when Andra comes to visit, and she always has gorgeous new offerings from Berroco to tell us about. Click the links below to check out what are sure to become your new favorite Berroco yarns!

Berroco Mercado

Berroco Skye

Berroco Pixel

Berroco Ultra Wool DK

Berroco Aero

Berroco Brielle 

Berroco Ultra Alpaca Eco 

Sad news for the yarn industry, Classic Elite Yarns is closing its doors. We were very sad to hear the news and wish everyone involved the best. Mango Moon will also be closing.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Valley Yarns 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

The I-91 Shop Hop continues through the weekend and ends TOMORROW, June 24th! Don’t miss this fun shopping event.

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

We’ll be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, but we’re always open online at yarn.com!

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 531: Kathy Talks With Ruth Manna

Saturday, June 16th, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Today, Kathy talks with Ruth Manna, a teacher at WEBS who will be teaching a Kids Knitting Camp our store. You can check out Section 1 here and Section 2 here. She and Kathy discuss the differences between teaching adults and children.

Sad news for the yarn industry, Classic Elite Yarns is closing its doors. We were very sad to hear the news and wish everyone involved the best. Mango Moon will also be closing.

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Valley Yarns 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

The I-91 Shop Hop is coming soon! Don’t miss this fun shopping event.

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 530: Kathy Talks With Kate Solomon

Saturday, June 9th, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, Kathy is chatting with Kate Solomon from Green Mountain Spinnery all about the I-91 Shop Hop, which begins on Thursday, June 21st and runs through the weekend! Shop Hop is a fantastic event where 11 local yarn stores along the 91 corridor of New England get together for a weekend-long yarn crawl! Each store will have exclusive patterns and you’ll have the chance to win prizes! If you visit all 11 stores in one weekend, you’ll be entered into the grand prize drawing for an enormous basket put together by all of the participating stores!

Participating Stores:

Green Mountain Spinnery (Putney, VT)
Handknits (Brattleboro, VT)
Sheep & Shawl (Deerfield, MA)
Northampton Wools (Northampton, MA)
WEBS (Northampton, MA)
Marji’s Yarncrafts (Granby, CT)
Village Wool (Glastonbury, CT)
Country Yarns (Wallingford, CT)
Knit New Haven (New Haven, CT)
The Yarn Barn LLC (Woodbridge, CT)
The Yarn Basket (Branford, CT)

 

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Valley Yarns 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 529: Kathy Talks With Kristin Nicholas

Saturday, May 26th, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, Kathy is talking with one of our favorite WEBS friends – Kristin Nicholas! Kristin has just published a stunning new book, Crafting a Patterned Home. In this new book, you’ll get a ton of inspiration for combining pattern, texture, and color when decorating your home – or putting together a craft project. Best of all, the photos for the book were shot at Kristin’s house in Leyden, MA – a short distance from WEBS. She even hosts crafting retreats at her home!

Kristin will be at WEBS on Saturday, June 2nd from 2-4. Sign up here for this free event!

 

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Our Spring 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the full list of WEBS class offerings over here!

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed

Ready, Set, Knit! Show 528: LIVE FROM TENT SALE

Saturday, May 19th, 2018
Share Button

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This week, Kathy and Steve are live from our 16th annual Tent Sale! Listen to hear more about Fleece Market – one of our favorite parts of Tent Sale, and to hear more about what we have under the tent and in the store! You won’t want to miss this!

 

Steve’s Yarn Picks of the Week: 

Tent Sale deals!

Our Spring 2018 catalog is LIVE! Click here to view 

Upcoming Events

Registration for the WEBS retreat is full and we are soooo excited! To join the waitlist, click here!

Reminders

Do you have a crafting resolution for 2018? We sure do! Tag your posts #WEBSfiberfollowthrough for a chance to be featured!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for lots of great new products, contests and fun!

Check out all of our upcoming Events here.

Right click or CTRL+click and Save As to download the MP3 of this Podcast Subscribe to Ready, Set, Knit! in iTunes Subscribe to the Ready, Set, Knit! Podcast RSS Feed